Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Behavioral Sleep Medicine Lab


Learn more about the work that we do in the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Lab through our recent publications.

  1. Ong JC, Arand D, Schmitz M, Baron K, Blackburn R, Grandner MA, Lichstein KL, Nowakowski S, Teixeira C, Boling K, C Dawson S, Hansen K  A Concept Map of Behavioral Sleep Medicine: Defining the Scope of the Field and Strategic Priorities.  Behav Sleep Med  2018 Aug 17;:1-4. doi:10.1080/15402002.2018.1507672
  2. Ong JC, Taylor HL, Park M, Burgess HJ, Fox RS, Snyder S, Rains JC, Espie CA, Wyatt JK  Can Circadian Dysregulation Exacerbate Migraines?  Headache  2018 May 04;. doi:10.1111/head.13310
  3. Palagini L, Ong JC, Riemann D  The mediating role of sleep-related metacognitive processes in trait and pre-sleep state hyperarousal in insomnia disorder.  J Psychosom Res  2017 Aug;99:59-65. pii:S0022-3999(17)30186-1
  4. Crawford MR, Chirinos DA, Iurcotta T, Edinger JD, Wyatt JK, Manber R, Ong JC  Characterization of Patients Who Present With Insomnia: Is There Room for a Symptom Cluster-Based Approach?  J Clin Sleep Med  2017 Jul 15;13(7):911-921. doi:10.5664/jcsm.6666
  5. Burgess HJ, Park M, Ong JC, Shakoor N, Williams DA, Burns J  Morning Versus Evening Bright Light Treatment at Home to Improve Function and Pain Sensitivity for Women with Fibromyalgia: A Pilot Study.  Pain Med  2017 01 01;18(1):116-123. doi:10.1093/pm/pnw160
  6. Espie CA, Luik AI, Cape J, Drake CL, Siriwardena AN, Ong JC, Gordon C, Bostock S, Hames P, Nisbet M, Sheaves B, G Foster R, Freeman D, Costa-Font J, Emsley R, Kyle SD  Digital Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia versus sleep hygiene education: the impact of improved sleep on functional health, quality of life and psychological well-being. Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.  Trials  2016 05 23;17(1):257. doi:10.1186/s13063-016-1364-7
  7. Ong JC, Hedeker D, Wyatt JK, Manber R  Examining the Variability of Sleep Patterns during Treatment for Chronic Insomnia: Application of a Location-Scale Mixed Model.  J Clin Sleep Med  2016 Jun 15;12(6):797-804. doi:10.5664/jcsm.5872
  8. Ong JC, Crawford MR  Understanding eCBT-I - Knowing is half the battle.  Sleep Med Rev  2016 12;30:83-84. pii:S1087-0792(16)00008-3
  9. Neikrug AB, Crawford MR, Ong JC  Behavioral Sleep Medicine Services for Hypersomnia Disorders: A Survey Study.  Behav Sleep Med  ;15(2):158-171. doi:10.1080/15402002.2015.1120201
  10. Crawford MR, Turner AD, Wyatt JK, Fogg LF, Ong JC  Evaluating the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea comorbid with insomnia disorder using an incomplete factorial design.  Contemp Clin Trials  2016 Mar;47:146-52. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2015.12.017
  11. Ong JC, Crawford MR, Kong A, Park M, Cvengros JA, Crisostomo MI, Alexander EI, Wyatt JK  Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Comorbid Insomnia: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation.  Behav Sleep Med  ;15(3):180-197. doi:10.1080/15402002.2015.1087000
  12. Wu JQ, Appleman ER, Salazar RD, Ong JC  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Comorbid With Psychiatric and Medical Conditions: A Meta-analysis.  JAMA Intern Med  2015 Sep;175(9):1461-72. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.3006
  13. Crawford MR, Ong JC  There are two sides to every question: exploring the construct of sleep quality.  J Clin Psychiatry  2015 Jun;76(6):e822-3. doi:10.4088/JCP.14com09496
  14. Bei B, Ong JC, Rajaratnam SM, Manber R  Chronotype and Improved Sleep Efficiency Independently Predict Depressive Symptom Reduction after Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.  J Clin Sleep Med  2015 Sep 15;11(9):1021-7. doi:10.5664/jcsm.5018
  15. Edinger JD, Buysse DJ, Deriy L, Germain A, Lewin DS, Ong JC, Morgenthaler TI  Quality measures for the care of patients with insomnia.  J Clin Sleep Med  2015 Mar 15;11(3):311-34. doi:10.5664/jcsm.4552
  16. Ong JC, Manber R, Segal Z, Xia Y, Shapiro S, Wyatt JK  A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation for chronic insomnia.  Sleep  2014 Sep 01;37(9):1553-63. doi:10.5665/sleep.4010
  17. Cvengros JA, Crawford MR, Manber R, Ong JC  The relationship between beliefs about sleep and adherence to behavioral treatment combined with meditation for insomnia.  Behav Sleep Med  2015;13(1):52-63. doi:10.1080/15402002.2013.838767
  18. Ong JC, Crawford MR  Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Sleep Med Clin  2013 Sep 01;8(3):389-398
  19. Hantsoo L, Khou CS, White CN, Ong JC  Gender and cognitive-emotional factors as predictors of pre-sleep arousal and trait hyperarousal in insomnia.  J Psychosom Res  2013 Apr;74(4):283-9. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.01.014
  20. Ong JC, Crisostomo MI  The more the merrier? Working towards multidisciplinary management of obstructive sleep apnea and comorbid insomnia.  J Clin Psychol  2013 Oct;69(10):1066-77. doi:10.1002/jclp.21958
  21. Ong JC, Ulmer CS, Manber R  Improving sleep with mindfulness and acceptance: a metacognitive model of insomnia.  Behav Res Ther  2012 Nov;50(11):651-60. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2012.08.001
  22. Ong JC, Park M  Chronic headaches and insomnia: working toward a biobehavioral model.  Cephalalgia  2012 Oct;32(14):1059-70. doi:10.1177/0333102412455709
  23. Espie CA, Kyle SD, Williams C, Ong JC, Douglas NJ, Hames P, Brown JS  A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of online cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia disorder delivered via an automated media-rich web application.  Sleep  2012 Jun 01;35(6):769-81. doi:10.5665/sleep.1872
  24. Suh S, Ong JC, Steidtmann D, Nowakowski S, Dowdle C, Willett E, Siebern A, Manber R  Cognitions and Insomnia Subgroups.  Cognit Ther Res  2012 Apr;36(2):120-128
  25. Suh S, Nowakowski S, Bernert RA, Ong JC, Siebern AT, Dowdle CL, Manber R  Clinical significance of night-to-night sleep variability in insomnia.  Sleep Med  2012 May;13(5):469-75. doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2011.10.034
  26. Manber R, Bernert RA, Suh S, Nowakowski S, Siebern AT, Ong JC  CBT for insomnia in patients with high and low depressive symptom severity: adherence and clinical outcomes.  J Clin Sleep Med  2011 Dec 15;7(6):645-52. doi:10.5664/jcsm.1472
  27. Ong JC, Cardé NB, Gross JJ, Manber R  A two-dimensional approach to assessing affective states in good and poor sleepers.  J Sleep Res  2011 Dec;20(4):606-10. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2869.2011.00907.x
  28. Stepanski EJ, Walker MS, Schwartzberg LS, Blakely LJ, Ong JC, Houts AC  The relation of trouble sleeping, depressed mood, pain, and fatigue in patients with cancer.  J Clin Sleep Med  2009 Apr 15;5(2):132-6
  29. Ong JC, Gress JL, San Pedro-Salcedo MG, Manber R  Frequency and predictors of obstructive sleep apnea among individuals with major depressive disorder and insomnia.  J Psychosom Res  2009 Aug;67(2):135-41. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2009.03.011
  30. Ong JC, Stepanski EJ, Gramling SE  Pain coping strategies for tension-type headache: possible implications for insomnia?  J Clin Sleep Med  2009 Feb 15;5(1):52-6
  31. Ong JC, Shapiro SL, Manber R  Mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a naturalistic 12-month follow-up.  Explore (NY)  ;5(1):30-6. doi:10.1016/j.explore.2008.10.004
  32. Ong JC, Shapiro SL, Manber R  Combining mindfulness meditation with cognitive-behavior therapy for insomnia: a treatment-development study.  Behav Ther  2008 Jun;39(2):171-82. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2007.07.002
  33. Ong JC, Kuo TF, Manber R  Who is at risk for dropout from group cognitive-behavior therapy for insomnia?  J Psychosom Res  2008 Apr;64(4):419-25. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2007.10.009